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Ford Newell

Golf Professional

Work experience

Camp Greylock
June 18th 2017August 2017

Golf Director

Head of Golf and lead instructor. Staff of 7 including 6 assistant/ instructors. 

Taught 125+ juniors weekly.  Organized and led daily clinics, 9:30-4:00pm. Successfully orchestrated 72 player tournament with local competing camps. 

Camp Greylock enrolles 400+ campers. 

Harpeth Valley Golf Center
March 2016Current

Instructor

Organized, managed and led summer junior camps.  Created weekly junior and adult clinics.  Use social media, referals and knowledge of my target market to remain current and aware of industry needs. 

Wakefield Plantation Country Club, Raleigh North Carolina
Aug 2013Jun 2015

Assistant Golf Professional 

Director of Junior Golf, Club fitter and PGA Junior League Head Coach

Managed a membership of over  500 members. Organized and led junior camps and clinics. Ran private and corporate outings start to finish. 

Jim McLean Golf School at Trump Doral, Miami Florida 
Jun 2010Aug 2013

1st Assistant 

Maintained all aspects of the teaching facility and led a team of 10 assistants at the #1 Golf School in the world.  

Jim McLean Certified Golf Instructor 

Heritage Golf Links, Norcross Georgia
Feb 2010Jun 2010

Assistant Golf Professional 

Managed member and guest disputes, monitored course conditions and pace of play and maintained shop appearance. 

TGA (Premier Junior Golf Instruction)
Mar 2010May 2010

Instructor 

Led after school junior golf instruction at local elementary schools 

Bay Hill Club and Lodge, Orlando Florida
Mar 2008Sep 2009

Cart Staff & Range Attendant

Assisted members and guests with equipment, maintained carts and practice facility.

Golf

Education

Professional Golfers Career College 
Aug 2007Sep 2008

Bachelors of Science in Professional Golf Management

Skills

Certified Jim McLean Instructor

Apprenticed under Jim McLean and became a certified instructor. Taught daily free clinics, led junior golf instruction and taught private lessons to members or resort guests of Trump Doral. Instructed groups of 25 or more. 

TrackMan & FlightScope 

Able  to teach using launch monitors and relate information given to the players swing  goals. 

Junior Golf Specialist